What’s most important when selecting your ski equipment? Vote now (11 polls inside)

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You’re considering purchasing skis X, Y, and Z at your local ski shop: what drives you to buy one over the others? Year after year, you’re purchasing new, rad gear, and that’s fantastic—yet, when the sales rep utters some of that mumbo-jumbo, you’re left thinking, “That’s sweet, bud, but I have absolutely no idea what the f#ck you’re talking about right now.”

We’ve got a few Qs laid out below; take some time to weigh in to help us better understand what we can help you to understand about ski equipment. You understand?

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Of the following which are the most important when selecting a ski? (Choose up to three answers)

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What aspects of ski technology seem like a foreign language to you? (You may choose up to three)

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What aspects of binding technology seem like a foreign language to you? (You may choose up to three)

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What outerwear specs or tech would you like to know more about? (You may choose up to three)

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What boot specs or technology could you use a quick tutorial on? (You may choose up to three)

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What aspects of helmet technology give you a headache? (You may choose up to three)

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What goggle specs or technology are the most confusing to you? (You may choose up to three)

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Do you wear your goggles under or over your helmet?

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Do you use a helmet when you ski?

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If you don't wear a helmet, why not? (You may choose up to two)

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